Bristol Historical & Preservation Society
48 Court Street
(PO Box 356)
Bristol, RI  02809

401-253-7223 

info@bhps.necoxmail.com



BRISTOL HISTORICAL & PRESERVATION SOCIETY
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OPEN HOURS & SPECIAL EVENTS   Our collections and library are open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1:15 to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and by special appointment.  We are also open on the first Sunday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m.  Free to members and $2 for non members. Bring your out of town guests. Books on Bristol history, historic maps, prints and other items  are available for sale in our Museum Corner Gift Shop during open hours.


ONE MORE FIRESIDE LECTURE COMING UP!!

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12th AT 7 P.M.

AT THE BARN AT MOUNT HOPE FARM
250 METACOM AVENUE, BRISTOL, RI


COMMONS, COTTAGES AND CAROUSELS:  
RHODE ISLAND'S NATIONAL REGISTER PROPERTIES


PRESENTATION BY JOANNA DOHERTY, SENIOR ARCHITECTURAL HISTORIAN 
@ RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL PRESERVATION AND HERITAGE COMMISSION

Discover the variety of Rhode Island properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the nation's inventory of properties worthy of preservation.  Learn the benefits of a National Register listing and how it can encourage the protection of special places in your community, like Mount Hope Farm.


Fireside Lectures are a collaboration
between BH&PS and Mount Hope Farm.

All begin at 7 p.m. and are held in the Barn at Mount Hope Farm,
250 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI. 

Each lecture is free for members and $5 for non-members and memberships to both Mount Hope Farm and BH&PS  are available at the door.




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Founded in 1936 to promote interest in historical research and preservation, to stimulate the study of the history of Southern New England, especially the Town of Bristol, to collect and preserve whatever pertains thereto, and to provide museum quarters for the exhibition of the same and a meeting space for our members.

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